Herbalife Nutrition Underscores Commitment to Nourish People and the Planet to Support a Better, Healthier World Through the First Herbalife Nutrition Global Responsibility Report

HONG KONG SAR  – Media OutReach – 17 December 2021 – Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global
nutrition company, has released its inaugural 
2020 Global
Responsibility Report. The report highlights
the company’s dedication to enable progress and sustainable growth in
communities worldwide and outlines the commitment to operate in a socially
responsible manner including supporting social, environmental,
and philanthropic initiatives that yield significant and measurable
results to nourish people and the planet. 
 

 

To bring an even greater focus
to its impact on communities, economic opportunities
and the planet, the report includes Herbalife
Nutrition’s pledge to create 50 million positive impacts by 2030, the
50th anniversary of the company, and showcases the more than 3.8
million positive impacts reached worldwide in 2020, including, but not limited
to the following:

  • Donating, together with
    the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF*), more than 975,000 meals and food
    subsidy boxes to families and communities
  • Recycling over 766,000
    kilograms of packaging and other materials
  • Reaching, together with
    HNF, more than 367,000 beneficiaries through nonprofit partnerships

In Asia
Pacific, the company’s efforts in improving lives and the planet include:

  • Bringing, together with HNF, good nutrition to more than
    113,000 needy children
  • Reducing the use of 88 metric tons of plastics through
    the ZERO single-use plastics initiative
     

“By
building upon the 3.8 million positive impacts that we have achieved globally
in 2020, we believe that we can further leverage our deep nutrition expertise and
accelerate our social, environmental and philanthropic efforts in Asia Pacific
and around the globe,”  said Stephen
Conchie, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Herbalife
Nutrition. “The launch of our inaugural Global Responsibility Report not only
represents our commitment to contributing to our communities  and the planet for the long haul, it also aims
to inspire more people and corporations to come alongside us to collectively
work towards enabling a more sustainable future for everyone.”

 

For more than 40 years, Herbalife
Nutrition has focused on improving communities, from helping
people improve their nutrition with science-backed products to providing
economic opportunities through its direct selling business
model. Given the company’s expertise, scale, network, and global
reach, its corporate social responsibility initiatives leverage these strengths
to improve communities in three meaningful areas: enabling greater access to
nutrition, increasing access to economic opportunities, and strengthening
environmental stewardship
. To
ensure the greatest impact possible,
the company has aligned
its global responsibility goals with the targets defined by the United
Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

 

The 2020 report focuses on Herbalife
Nutrition’s core tenets
of nourishing healthy
communities, nourishing economic opportunities and nourishing a thriving planet
through initiatives which include:

    • Tackling
      Global Food Equity:
        Through the Nutrition for Zero Hunger (NFZH) initiative, the company is committed to ending world hunger and food
      insecurity through initiatives that include

o
Eradicating the inequalities of nutrition, health and
hunger in communities worldwideProviding
critical resources and nutritional expertise through global nonprofit partners

o  

    • Providing
    critical resources and nutritional expertise through global nonprofit partners

o

    • Collaborating with

leading
global organizations like
World Food Program USA,
Feed the Children and The Hunger Project, relying on their guidance as to where
resources are urgently needed in the different communities they serve
o   Implementing the NFZH STAR Program in
countries across Asia Pacific to provide good nutrition to children and educate
them on the importance of cultivating healthy eating and active lifestyle
habits

  • Empowering Entrepreneurialism: Leveraging
    the company’s experience in supporting independent distributors worldwide to:

o
Provide a meaningful
economic opportunity to individuals who want to earn or supplement their
incomes through their direct selling business model. In Asia Pacific, Herbalife Nutrition have
empowered entrepreneurial individuals with the opportunity to work either full
or part time across 14 markets, including Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong,
Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore,
Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam
o   Suport
organizations that have programs worldwide to advance economic empowerment for
underrepresented communities and promote entrepreneurship

    • Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: As a global company
      that operates in 95 markets, Herbalife Nutrition recognizes diversity as a
      strength. The company will ensure the workplace elevates diversity, equity, and
      inclusion (DEI), including
      in Asia Pacific through:

o
Providing
employees with a place where they can grow and thrive, enabling them to better
serve the company’s distributors, stakeholders, and communities around the
world

    • o   Driving aspirational, relevant and meaningful DEI
    • initiatives and programs, led by the DEI Council that consists of staff members
    from diverse countries, cultures and backgrounds
    • o
    • Creating
    opportunities for diverse talent at all levels
    • o
    • Connecting
    • leaders with employees on career progression opportunities to promote fairness
    and equality for people of all backgrounds
    • o
    • Encouraging
    • belonging by ensuring diversity is represented in all communications and
    materials internally and externally
    • Reaching Vulnerable Minority Communities: In 2020, the company,
      together with HNF, supported more than a dozen organizations including
      Chrysalis, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) national and
      regional chapters, Los Angeles Urban League, Sambhav Foundation and UnidosUS, Feed the Children in the Philippines,
      among others, reflecting the needs of diverse global, regional and local
      communities. In addition to financial donations, the company supports various
      programs through the following:

o
Providing
nutrition and health resources

    • o
    • Advocating
    for human rights, gender equity and advocacy
    • o
    • Donating
    nutrient-dense products
    •  Setting Goals to Bolster Environmental Stewardship: The company
      is dedicated to working across its operations and supply chain
      to reduce and eliminate negative environmental
      impacts, emphasizing greenhouse gas emissions reduction and
      sustainable packaging. Some of these goals include

o
Achieve carbon neutral emissions by 2050
in the company’s global factories, warehouses and offices

    • o

Use
25% post-consumer resin (PCR) in the company’s Formula 1 packaging
globally over the next two years, including  in it’s Asia Pacific markets
where allowable
o

    • Reduce usage of plastics
    • and eliminate waste where possible

 including
elimination
 of plastic bags globally from sales and distribution centers


The report also outlines how the company is working to institutionalize the
measurement of its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities
, which
can be found online in
Herbalife Nutrition’s
ESG Index.

 

To
view the full 2020 Global Responsibility Report: Nourishing People and Planet,
visit
www.IAmHerbalifeNutrition.com/global-responsibility.

*The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation
(HNF) is a public charity, not a subsidiary or affiliate of Herbalife
Nutrition. HNF chooses to join Herbalife Nutrition in some charitable
initiatives. See detail on HNF donation information in the Appendix to the 2020
report.

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